Category: Tree - Deciduous
Zones: 4 to 9
Size: 30' to 60' tall, to 40' wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Leaves have 2 or three lobes. Those with 2 lobes usually have one much larger than the other, mitten-shaped. Yellow-green flowers in spring. Yellow to orange autumn color. Spreads by root suckers forming large colonies in the wild.
Native from Florida to Maine, and Ontario, Canada.
Introduced to cultivation in 1633.
Published in Syst. Laur. 490 in 1836.
Basionym Laurus albida Nutt.